area effected
by the spill

Exxon Valdez.: 20 years after the ecological disaster the oil is still there
immediate environmental
impacts

Exxon Valdez oil spill clean-up
the clean up


long term environmental
impacts


economic impacts


lessons learned
 

 

THE AREA AFFECTED: 
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, ALASKA

Answer the following questions using the web links provided
or those of your choice.
 

      Observe the oil spill trajectory model of the Exxon Valdez spill.
      http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/stories/oilymess/supp_trajmodel.html

 

1.  Where did the Exxon Valdez oil spill occur?
     http://www.eoearth.org/article/Prince_William_Sound,_Alaska

2.   What was the overall square mileage affected by the oil spill?
     Relate the area of the oil spill to states on the east coast.
    
http://www.jomiller.com/exxonvaldez/report.html

3.  What types of plants and animals live in Prince William Sound?
     Name at least five native flora and ten native fauna species found  
     in the sound. 
      http://www.pws.wildapricot.org/Default.aspx?pageId=551739

     http://www.fs.fed.us/outdoors/naturewatch/implementation/Curricula/Prince-
      William-Activ-Book.PDF


 

     
   


    

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pat DeCandia
May 09, 2010